Students enrolled in the Online Master of Science in Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT) at the University of Washington (UW) are required to complete the following courses:
|NMETH 527 Intro to Clinical Informatics||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 528 Computing Fundamentals for Health Professionals||3||Winter|
|NMETH 529 Database Concepts & Application in Clinical Informatics||3||Spring|
|NMETH 523 Project Management and Systems Analysis for Health Informatics||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 524 Healthcare Information Systems & the EHR||3||Winter|
|NMETH 526 Patient-Centered Technologies||3||Spring|
|NSG 540 Telehealth||4||Summer|
|Care Systems Courses
|NURS 524 Health Systems: Organizational Structure and Effectiveness||4||Autumn|
|NURS 525 Managing Quality Improvement, Access and Utilization||5||Winter|
|Scholarly Inquiry Courses|
|NMETH 520 Scholarly Inquiry for Clinical Informatics Practice||5||Spring|
|NMETH 530 Scholarly Proposal Development||3||Summer|
In addition to the above required courses, students are required to complete a Scholarly Project:
- Scholarly Project – 3-6 credits
A scholarly project is an independent scholarly inquiry or research project completed with the guidance of a supervisory committee. The specific coursework required for a scholarly project is determined with the committee. NOTE: Students may also elect to complete a Thesis instead of a Scholarly Project, which requires 9 credits of NMETH 700.
Sample CIPCT Curriculum
CIPCT students can progress through the program as Full or Part Time. Visit the links below to view standard course plans for each track:
- Part-Time Student – 3-8 Credits per Quarter
Most appropriate for those working full-time. Can be completed in 2-2.5 years.
- Full-Time Student – 7-11 Credits per Quarter
Only appropriate for students who are not working or work limited part-time schedules. Can be completed in as few as 15 months of study.
Courses are offered once per year.
*Individual plans may vary. For part-time students, courses are spread into a second year of coursework.
For students currently in the program, here are curriculum sheets for school years prior to 2020-2021: